Ralph Allen HoukAugust 20, 2009
Ralph Allen Houk, 72, Passed away on Thursday, August 20, 2009.
He was born December 13, 1936 in McLuney, son of the late Ralph E. "Butch" & Annis Price Houk.
Ralph was Protestant by faith, and a United States Army Veteran. He was an avid OSU Buckeye fan, Cleveland Browns fan and enjoyed NASCAR. He worked for many years in the Oil Fields and as a Pottery Worker.
He is survived by his son, Billy (AJ) Sowers of Knob Noster, MO; grandchildren, David Allen and Jaden Ann; sisters, Bonnie (Don) Finnell of New Lexington, Carol (Angelo) Toney of Crooksville, and Sue (Jack) Sheline of Roseville; brothers, Larry (Joan) Houk and Gary (Vikki) Price of Crooksville.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Kathy Sowers Houk; a brother, Raymond Houk; sister, Sharon Ora Price; and a nephew, Tommey Luster.
Calling hours will be held from 2-4 and 6-8 today at the Goebel Funeral Home 36 N. Buckeye St. Crooksville. Funeral Services will be held at the funeral home 11:00 a.m. Monday, August 24, 2009 with the Rev. Larry Penrod officiating.
Burial will follow in Iliff Cemetery, McLuney with full military graveside rites.